Motherhood Isn’t a Competition

Chocolate Tour at DeBrand’s

I was reading a blog post from a stay-at-home-mom (SAHM) and how she had moments of depression. Not the clinical sort. Moments of isolation, guilt, longing.

Here’s the problem…

Every mother has that. You aren’t special. Be it stay-at-home-moms or working moms. We all deal with this at some point, to some degree. Making it a SAHM vs working mom issue is yet another thing to divide mothers.

We’re a sisterhood of motherhood.

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2015 Review: As the Year Draws to a Close

As 2015 comes to a close, I’ve been reflecting on things that have happened in the last year. Some good. Some bad.

January went by in a flash. It usually does.

February brought about the birthday of my sweet, little Navy. He turned the big 4. He had an awesome race car party with a Cars theme.

In March, we celebrated Lily’s birthday pretty low-key. We ate at one of her favorite Japanese restaurants. She loves hibachi shrimp and sushi. Not much longer, and she’ll be double-digits.

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Project 365: Day 48 – Shoes


I have been waiting for these shoes to go on sale for months. They were 30% off, so I snapped up one of two pairs in my size.

Got them home and put them on. Super cute!

I walked from the kitchen to the living room and back. They rub my ankle wrong. I had to take them back. Sad!

Project 365: Day 315 – Navy Loves Mommy


Navy was being a handful this morning. Them, he climbed up on the sofa, grabbed my face, had a huge smile on his face, and gave me a big kiss.

Melted my heart!